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Mike Bell
Mike Bell

Hometown:
Shaker Heights, Ohio

High School:
Shaker Heights

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
S

Birthdate:
01/26/1986

Experience:
3L


AS A SENIOR: Fifth-year player provided depth at safety . . . saw action in 10 games, primarily on special teams . . . had two tackles in his final season . . . AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in six games and recorded a tackle vs. UAB . . . named Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Bowling Green . . . 2006 SEASON: Withheld from competition for the entire 2006 season for disciplinary reasons . . . AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in eight games in 2005, working primarily on special teams (DNP vs. Northwestern, Purdue and Penn State) . . . compiled 39 production points on special teams . . . made three tackles (2 solos, 1 assist) . . . recorded solo hits vs. Indiana and Kent State and an assist vs. Notre Dame . . . also credited with a pass break-up vs. Kent State . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in the last nine games of the 2004 season, working primarily on special teams . . . had 35 production points on special teams, including three solo tackles . . . made solo stops vs. Penn State, Ohio State and Michigan . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week (as a wide receiver) vs. Notre Dame . . . saw limited action during spring practice due to a nagging hamstring injury . . . enrolled at Michigan State on Jan. 12, 2004, for the beginning of the spring semester . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: PrepStar All-American . . . ranked among the nation's top 50 athletes by Rivals.com (No. 41) . . . named to PrepStar's, Prep Football Report's and SuperPrep's All-Midwest Teams . . . rated among the Midwest's top prospects by Prep Football Report (No. 54) and SuperPrep (No. 64) . . . listed among Ohio's top seniors by Rivals.com (No. 26) . . . three-year starter for Coach David Sedmak at Shaker Heights (Ohio) High School . . . earned Northeast Lakes All-District honors despite missing three games in 2003 with a dislocated shoulder . . . had seven catches for 125 yards (17.9 avg.) as a senior . . . also saw action at cornerback and safety in 2003, contributing 19 tackles and an interception . . . caught 31 passes for 420 yards (13.5 avg.) and six touchdowns as a junior . . . recorded 23 tackles and eight pass break-ups in 2002 . . . attended the same high school that produced former Spartans Courtney Ledyard (linebacker, 1995-98) and Shawn Wright (linebacker, 1996-99) . . . runs 4.4 in the 40 . . . son of Michael and De'Anna Bell . . . born Jan. 26, 1986 . . . majoring in interdisciplinary studies in social science - community relations.